2 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

2 days in Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Drive
1
Washington DC
— 1 day
Fly
2
New York City
— 1 night
Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Washington

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Washington DC

— 1 day
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 20th (Mon), ponder the world of politics at White House, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and finally admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral.

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Washington to Washington DC is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In December in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

New York City

— 1 night

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 21st (Tue), enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Church.

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Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites